Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Sara Velten


Sara Velten has extensive experience working in the private sector, serving both as Commercial Director for Nano Products and as Public Relations Coordinator for BBVA Bancomer, the second largest financial group in Mexico. She is the co-founder of AHOrA, a Texas based Fundraising initiative focused on expanding educational opportunities for Hispanic youth and parents. Sara joined the LCF team in 2011 and now serves as the Foundation’s VP of Philanthropy. She is currently leading LCF’s fundraising and communication strategies geared at expanding LCF’s base of corporate and individual donors. Sara graduated with honors from Universidad Iberoamericana and received her Administration and Management Certificate from Harvard University. She is originally from Mexico, has lived in Switzerland, and now resides in San Mateo County with her husband and three beautiful children. Sara is a natural connector of people and ideas; not only in Spanish or English, but also in French. She is passionate about traveling with her children, cooking delicious meals with her husband, and helping the Latino community reach its full potential.

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